Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (Q) EPS Estimated At $1.14

October 13, 2017 - By Louis Casey

 Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (Q) EPS Estimated At $1.14
Investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.11, from 0.82 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 28 investors sold Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc shares while 146 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 199.95 million shares or 0.74% less from 201.43 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd invested in 0.5% or 881,740 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P reported 741,659 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Gam Hldg Ag owns 6,566 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Colonial Trust reported 39,247 shares. Cambridge has invested 0.02% in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q). Ftb Advsr holds 0% in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) or 114 shares. The United Kingdom-based Lmr Prtn Llp has invested 0.17% in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q). Catalyst Cap Limited Liability Company holds 72 shares. Discovery Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Com Ct holds 2.31% or 1.06M shares in its portfolio. Renaissance Llc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q). Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Holding Sa has invested 0.01% in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q). Sei Invests holds 326,674 shares. 2,396 are owned by Brookstone Mngmt. Smithfield Trust owns 283 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bbva Compass Comml Bank has invested 0.01% in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q).

Wall Street await Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) to release earnings on November, 1. Analysts forecast EPS of $1.14, up exactly $0.14 or 14.00 % from 2014’s $1 EPS. The expected Q’s profit could reach $245.78 million giving the stock 21.85 P/E in the case that $1.14 earnings per share is reported. After posting $1.09 EPS for the previous quarter, Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc’s analysts now forecast 4.59 % EPS growth. About 1.58M shares traded or 7.48% up from the average. Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) has risen 27.93% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.23% the S&P500.

Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering Quintiles Transnational (NYSE:Q), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Quintiles Transnational had 48 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, June 6 by Jefferies. Robert W. Baird upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, July 7 report. Evercore downgraded Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) on Wednesday, May 4 to “Hold” rating. Mizuho initiated Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) on Tuesday, December 13 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 14. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, September 22. The company was maintained on Friday, August 4 by Barclays Capital. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, May 4 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Zacks given on Thursday, August 27. Jefferies maintained Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold” rating.

Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., formerly Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc., provides integrated information and technology-enabled healthcare services. The company has market cap of $21.48 billion. The Firm operates through divisions, including Commercial Solutions; Research & Development Solutions, and Integrated Engagement Services. It has a 137.44 P/E ratio. The Commercial Solutions segment offerings include national information offerings, sub-national information offerings, technology solutions, and workflow analytics and consulting services.

More important recent Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “QuintilesIMS to Host Financial Analyst and Investor Conference on November 8, 2017” on October 04, 2017, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “Q Crosses Above Average Analyst Target”, Businesswire.com published: “QuintilesIMS to Announce Third-Quarter 2017 Results on October 26, 2017” on October 12, 2017. More interesting news about Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Quintiles IMS Holdings’ (Q) Shares Have Buy Rating Remain in Place” with publication date: October 05, 2017.

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